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  Sinclair, James H.
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AffiliationRepublican   
NameJames H. Sinclair
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Kenmare, North Dakota , United States
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Born October 09, 1871
DiedSeptember 05, 1943 (71 years)
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Dec 13, 2014 02:01am
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InfoSINCLAIR, James Herbert, a Representative from North Dakota; born near St. Marys, Ontario, Canada, October 9, 1871; moved with his parents to Cooperstown, Griggs County, N.Dak., in 1883; attended the public schools and was graduated from Mayville (N.Dak.) State Normal School; superintendent of schools of Cooperstown, N.Dak., 1896-1898; register of deeds of Griggs County 1899-1905; organized the First National Bank of Binford and served as cashier 1905-1908; moved to Kenmare, Ward County, in March 1908; engaged in agricultural pursuits and in the real estate business; member of the State house of representatives 1915-1919; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (March 4, 1919-January 3, 1935); unsuccessful candidate for renomination in 1934; Republican member of the Special Mexican Claims Commission 1936-1939; died in Miami, Fla., September 5, 1943; the remains were cremated and the ashes deposited under a red flowering hibiscus on the grounds of his home.

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  11/06/1934 ND At-Large Lost 9.78% (-20.77%)
  06/27/1934 ND At-Large - R Primary Lost 20.12% (-17.03%)
  11/08/1932 ND At-Large Won 33.93% (+2.12%)
  06/29/1932 ND At-Large - R Primary Won 27.73% (+2.73%)
  11/04/1930 ND District 3 Won 77.80% (+59.01%)
  06/25/1930 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 63.36% (+43.74%)
  11/06/1928 ND District 3 Won 84.83% (+69.67%)
  06/27/1928 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 71.11% (+42.21%)
  11/02/1926 ND District 3 Won 87.81% (+75.62%)
  06/30/1926 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 66.80% (+33.61%)
  11/04/1924 ND District 3 Won 73.42% (+46.84%)
  06/25/1924 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 65.11% (+30.22%)
  11/07/1922 ND District 3 Won 64.21% (+28.42%)
  06/28/1922 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 64.89% (+29.78%)
  11/02/1920 ND District 3 Won 62.87% (+25.73%)
  06/30/1920 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 54.30% (+8.60%)
  11/05/1918 ND District 3 Won 68.84% (+37.68%)
  06/26/1918 ND District 3 - R Primary Won 52.10% (+4.19%)
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US House Speaker - Dec 07, 1925 R Henry A. Cooper